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Red Cross helps family of seven after early morning fire

Posted at: 11/04/2013 10:35 AM
By: Jessica Riley

Watervliet family of seven given clothing by Red Cross after fire Monday morning
Watervliet family of seven given clothing by Red Cross after fire Monday morning
Photo: AP Graphics

WATERVLIET – The Red Cross is helping a family of seven after a fire at their home in Watervliet.

Fire officials say the fire broke out at a home on Sixth Avenue around 4:30 Monday morning.

They say a pile of clothes in the basement caught fire.

Crews were able to put out the flames using just a fire extinguisher.

No one was injured but the Red Cross did help the family following the fire.

They say three adults and four children were given clothing.